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Gender: F Origin of Barbie: Diminutive of Barbara

Despite the voluptuous doll's various career choices, from astronaut to doctor, her name still remains a euphemism for "bimbo".

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Famous People Named Barbie

Barbie Ferreira, American model
Barbie Hsu (Hsi-yüan), Taiwanese singer/actress
Barbie Forteza, Filipina actress/model
Yvette Barbra "Barbie" Almalbis, Filipina singer-songwriter
Barbie Wilde, Canadian-British actress
Barbara Jean "Barbie" Blank aka Kelly Kelly, American pro wrestler

Pop Culture References for the name Barbie

Barbara Millicent "Barbie" Roberts, fashion doll made by Mattel
"Barbie Girl," song by Aqua inspired by the doll
Dale "Barbie" Barbara, male character on TV's "Under the Dome"